Events at churches

Follia

Walpole Old Chapel, Halesworth Road, Walpole IP19 9AZ

£12.00

Follia – performs Baroque music using period instruments – Baroque flute, recorder, Baroque violin, bass viol and harpsichord. Tickets: £14 on the door; £12 in advance.

Whistlebow

Walpole Old Chapel, Halesworth Road, Walpole IP19 9AZ

£10.00

Post-modern troubadours perform new versions of classics, folk and early music for voice, flute, recorder, crumhorn, cello and guitar. Tickets: £14 on the door, £12 in advance.

Lovekyn Duo

Walpole Old Chapel, Halesworth Road, Walpole IP19 9AZ

£12.00

The Lovekyn Duo performs songs and theatre music from the 16th and 17th centuries. William Summers - Renaissance Flute, Recorder and Stephen Carpenter - Renaissance Lute, Guitar. Tickets: £14 on the door, £12 in advance.

Classical Chill

Walpole Old Chapel, Halesworth Road, Walpole IP19 9AZ

£10.00

Noel Vine (violin) & Andrew Quartermain (piano) create a perfect summer’s evening of music, featuring works by Arvo Pärt, Bach, Messiaen, Philip Glass and Max Richter. Tickets: £12 on the door, £10 in advance.

John Ward Trio

Walpole Old Chapel, Halesworth Road, Walpole IP19 9AZ

£10.00

The John Ward Trio will perform John’s acclaimed folk songs, which draw on his life lived on the Suffolk coast, with guitar, double bass, mandolin, accordion and show stopping bodhran playing. Tickets: £12 on the door, £10 in advance.

Gloriana!

Walpole Old Chapel, Halesworth Road, Walpole IP19 9AZ

£10.00

Hexachordia, the early music trio, marks Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee with “Gloriana!”, celebrating the splendour of the first Elizabethan era in words and music. Tickets: £12 on the door, £10 in advance.

Suffolk Poetry Society

Walpole Old Chapel, Halesworth Road, Walpole IP19 9AZ

Suffolk Poetry Society celebrates their 70th Anniversary with their annual members’ readings event and music, on the theme of ‘Mid-Summer’. All poets and public are welcome. Free admission, retiring collection.

Suffolk Poetry Society

Walpole Old Chapel, Halesworth Road, Walpole IP19 9AZ

Suffolk Poetry Society celebrates their 70th Anniversary with their annual members’ readings event and music, on the theme of ‘Mid-Summer’. All poets and public are welcome. Free admission, retiring collection.

Miyabi Duo

Walpole Old Chapel, Halesworth Road, Walpole IP19 9AZ

£10.00

Join Saki Kato and Hugh Millington for a classical guitar recital, celebrating musical links between Japan, East Asia, and the UK. Tickets: £12 on the door, £10 in advance.

Witchfinder

Walpole Old Chapel, Halesworth Road, Walpole IP19 9AZ

£10.00

Cohere Arts, supported by Arts Council England, presents Witchfinder; an immersive music theatre performance inspired by Witchfinder General, Matthew Hopkins, suitable for all the family. Tickets on the door or in advance.

Open days at Rookhow

Rookhow Quaker Meeting House, Rookhow LA12 8LA

Why not take the road less travelled and plan in a visit to the simply gorgeous Rookhow Quaker Meeting House. It's open on the 1st and 3rd Friday of every month from 10am to 4pm. You can also take time out and join the silent Quaker Meeting for Worship on these Fridays, from 12.30pm to 1pm. All are welcome and tea and coffee will be provided. 

Music from the Fairest Isle II

St Andrew's church, Wingfield, Diss IP21 5RA

£10.00

1600 to 1750, including John Dowland, Orlando Gibbons, Henry Purcell, George Frideric Handel and others. Featuring Melanie Mehta, soprano; Peter Demetriadi, harpsichord/organ; Caroline Abbott, mezzo soprano and the Wingfield Choir. Just turn up. Donations on the door. Suggested donations £10pp, students £5, under 13s free. Includes wine. Proceeds to the church repair fund. For more information, please contact Peter Demetriadi on 01379 586231.